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No, sadly a French minister didn't call her cat 'Brexit'

Paris - Despite reports to the contrary, French Europe Minister Nathalie Loiseau has not named her cat "Brexit", her office said on Tuesday.

Resigned Brussels expects Britain to vote in EU poll

Apo - Frustrated EU officials may insist London cannot postpone Brexit indefinitely without a plan, but they are resigned to Britain taking part in the European election in May and are making preparations.

May tries to save Brexit plan ahead of EU summit

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May will write to EU President Donald Tusk with a plan for delaying Brexit beyond March 29, her spokesman said Tuesday, admitting the parliamentary deadlock had reached crisis levels.

Speaker deals blow to British PM's bid to revive Brexit deal

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May's bid to get her EU divorce deal through parliament was hit Monday with a bombshell announcement by the speaker, ruling MPs could not vote again on the same proposal they had already rejected.

N. Ireland's DUP: Brexit's hardline power broker

London - The Democratic Unionist Party, whose votes Prime Minister Theresa May is courting to save her Brexit deal, is a hardline Northern Irish group whose tough negotiating tactics were honed in a civil war.

Eurostar service hit by French customs strike

Paris - Eurostar trains from Paris to London were hit by cancellations and "severe delays" on Sunday as French customs officers staged work-to-rule industrial action.

UK government warns it might not hold pivotal Brexit vote

London - British leader Theresa May's government warned Sunday it might not hold a planned Brexit vote this week unless it feels it can secure a win that avoids a lengthy delay to pulling out of the EU.

May warns of long Brexit delay if MPs do not back her deal

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May has issued a stark warning to lawmakers that if they do not back her Brexit deal, there is the possibility the country "will not leave the EU for many months, if ever".

Leader of Britain's anti-Brexit Lib Dems stepping down

London - Vince Cable, the leader of Britain's Liberal Democrats, will step down from the role in May "to make way for a new generation", he told party members on Thursday.

MPs overwhelmingly reject second Brexit referendum

London - British MPs on Thursday voted massively against delaying leaving the EU in order to hold a second Brexit referendum, dealing a major blow to pro-European campaigners urging a fresh public vote.

British ex-soldier charged with N.Ireland Bloody Sunday killings

A former British soldier was charged with murder on Thursday over the 1972 Bloody Sunday killings, one of the darkest chapters in the Northern Ireland conflict.

British parliament backs Brexit delay

London - Britain's parliament on Thursday voted to ask the European Union to delay Brexit until at least June and head off a chaotic end to their 46-year partnership in two weeks.

Former British soldier charged over 1972 Bloody Sunday killings: prosecutors

Derry - British prosecutors on Thursday charged a former paratrooper with two murders and four attempted murders for the 1972 "Bloody Sunday" killings in which 13 protesters were shot dead in Derry.

Joss Stone plays 'unofficial gig' in North Korea

Seoul - British singer-songwriter Joss Stone performed an informal gig in the capital of nuclear-armed North Korea as part of her ambitious project to perform in every country on earth.

Families await charging decision over N. Ireland 'Bloody Sunday'

Northern Irish prosecutors will announce on Thursday whether 17 former British soldiers face charges for their part in the "Bloody Sunday" killings of 1972 -- when 13 protesters were shot dead in Derry.

No-deal or delay? Votes leave Brexit in limbo

London - A hard no-deal Brexit or a delay on Britain leaving the European Union? The British parliament's thumping defeat of Theresa May's Brexit deal increases the likelihood of both options.

EU tells London to make a decision if it wants a Brexit delay

Apo - Talk is swirling of a possible delay to Brexit after the latest rejection by lawmakers of Britain's divorce deal, but the EU demands clear political "choices" from London before it will agree to it.

Hoping for no deal Brexit in English battlefield town

Berwick-upon-tweed - In a remote, eurosceptic English town, locals applauded the shooting-down of the prime minister's Brexit plan. Now they want to bring on a "no deal" departure.

EU needs to hear UK plan before deciding Brexit delay: Barnier

Strasbourg - The European Union must hear from Britain how it plans to proceed with Brexit before deciding whether to delay the divorce, negotiator Michel Barnier said Wednesday.

MPs to vote on no-deal Brexit as businesses sound alarm

London - Britain's Brexit crisis deepened on Wednesday as business leaders warned the country was "staring down the precipice" after MPs overwhelmingly rejected a draft divorce agreement.

EU warns of no-deal Brexit, says cannot offer more

Apo - The British parliament's rejection of the Brexit agreement makes crashing out of the EU without a deal much more likely, the bloc said Tuesday, as it warned there is no more it can do.

EU warns of no-deal Brexit, says cannot offer more

Apo - The British parliament's rejection of the Brexit agreement makes crashing out of the EU without a deal much more likely, the bloc said Tuesday, as it warned there is no more it can do.

Stephen Hawking's nurse struck off over care failings

London - The nurse who cared for late British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking was on Tuesday banned for failing "to provide the standards of good, professional care that we expect and Professor Hawking deserved".

Brexit backstop legal risk 'unchanged': UK attorney general

London - The legal risk of Britain being stuck in EU trade arrangements after Brexit fundamentally "remains unchanged", the UK government's chief legal advisor said Tuesday.

Iran says UK diplomatic protection of jailed mother won't 'make things easier'

Tehran - Iran's foreign ministry warned the UK on Tuesday that giving diplomatic protection to a British-Iranian mother jailed in Tehran would not make the situation "easier", state news agency IRNA reported.

British MPs reject Brexit deal for second time

London - British MPs overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal for a second time on Tuesday, pitching Britain into the unknown just 17 days before it is due to split from the European Union.

Leading lights in Britain's Brexit saga

London - Britain's drawn-out drama around Brexit, which is set to take a decisive twist on Tuesday with a crucial vote in parliament, has featured a colourful cast of characters -- crashing or catapulting their careers.

Deal, no deal or no Brexit? The Brexiteers' dilemma

London - British MPs who have long campaigned for Brexit face a dilemma -- back an unsatisfactory divorce deal on Tuesday or hold out for something better at the risk of losing everything.

Web inventor urges users to seek 'complete control' of data

Geneva - World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee on Monday slammed the increasing commodification of personal information and appealed for internet users to strive to maintain "complete control" of their data.

Runaway IS teen's mum asks for 'mercy' from UK

London - The mother of a London girl who ran away to join the Islamic State group in Syria urged the UK government on Monday to reinstate the teenager's British citizenship after she lost her third child.
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